Alumni Day features lectures, awards ceremonies

Alumni and parents of current undergraduates will converge on campus for a day of lectures, award ceremonies and other events Saturday, Feb. 25.

Highlights of the annual Alumni Day and Parents' Program, coordinated by the Office of the Alumni Association, include:

  • A lecture by Lisa Jackson, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, at 9 a.m. in Richardson Auditorium of Alexander Hall. Jackson, a 1986 Princeton graduate alumna, is the winner of this year's James Madison Medal, the top award for graduate alumni. 
  • A talk by Robert Mueller III, director of the FBI, at 10:15 a.m. in Richardson Auditorium. Mueller, a member of Princeton's Class of 1966, will receive the Woodrow Wilson Award, the top honor for undergraduate alumni. His talk is titled "Leadership, Humility and Service: The Princeton Tradition."
  • An Alumni Association luncheon and awards ceremony at 12:15 p.m. in Jadwin Gymnasium.
  • A service of remembrance, held at 3 p.m. in the University Chapel, to honor deceased Princeton alumni, students, and University faculty and staff members.
  • A screening of the film "Extreme Visions" — a documentary about the construction of the Lewis Library and Whitman College — at 4:15 p.m. in McCormick Hall, Room 101.

In addition, the day's events will include lectures by Princeton faculty on topics such as immigration, AIDS in Africa, children's literature and political partisanship, as well as a discussion led by Dean of Admission Janet Rapelye on "Navigating the College Admissions Process" for students in grades 9-11.

The Alumni Day and Parents' Program is not open to the general public, but Princeton faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the lectures, panels, workshops, luncheon and service of remembrance. Registration is required.

For a complete schedule and registration information, visit the Alumni Association website or call 609-258-1900.